Middlesex University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Psychology with Neuroscience

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Course summary

Overview Develop a range of skills valued by employers Our course combines broad theoretical skills of modern psychology practice with a focus on the neuroscientific explanations and research of human behaviour. You’ll study in the psychology department which has some of the most high-tech equipment available. In our sector-leading laboratory, you’ll have access to all the facilities you would imagine from a top class lab – psychophysiological monitoring, electroencephalography (EEG), and more. Even in eventualities where we are unable to be in the laboratory or classroom together, we aim to use virtual tools to help you develop key practical skills. The course is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) and you’ll have access to membership once you graduate with your psychology and neuroscience degree. After graduation, you can choose to progress into postgraduate training or pursue a career in law, politics or teaching. Previous graduates have gone on to work with companies like Pro Star Academy, Royal Free Hospital, and more. Learn in an active environment Throughout your degree you’ll study the foundations of psychology and neuroscience, broadening your understanding and knowledge of the disciplines. You’ll learn by researching, analysing and processing complex data and real-life case studies. Designed to give you a deep understanding of psychology, this course sets you up perfectly for further postgraduate training. It also teaches you transferable skills required for a career across a wide range of industries. During the course you’ll also take part in a work placement so you can test the skills you've built up throughout your modules. This year long placement sets you up to succeed when you go on to your postgraduate career. A wide range of influential and established organisations are involved with the placement course, for example Great Ormond Hospital School, St Georges Hospital, Priory Hospital, Institute of Psychiatry, Institute of Education, University College London, Holloway Prison, and the Metropolitan Police. Supporting you in your career Our personalised approach gives you the support you need to succeed as a student. While you're an undergraduate or foundation year student, you’ll have a Personal Tutor directly related to your course. If you need support with academic writing, numeracy and library skills, we’ll be sure to provide it. Our Student Learning and Graduate Academic Assistants have studied your subject and can support you based on their own experience. Course highlights You’ll gain a deep understanding of the foundations of psychology and neuroscience by researching, analysing and processing complex data and studying real-life case studies You’ll learn using the most high-tech equipment available, with access to our sector-leading laboratory and facilities, and virtual tools where necessary You’ll take part in year-long work placement with influential and established organisations, to apply your skills, build industry links and increase your employability Set yourself up perfectly for postgraduate training, with transferable skills opening up other career pathways in law, politics or teaching Our degree is accredited by the British Psychological Society and gives you access to membership when you graduate

Course details

Modules

Year 1 Psychological Statistics (15 credits) - Compulsory Mind & Behaviour in Context (30 credits) - Compulsory Research Methods & Design in Psychology (30 credits) - Compulsory Foundation Neuroscience (30 credits) - Compulsory Personal Coaching for Academic Success (30 credits) - Compulsory Year 2 Research Methods and Ethics in Psychology (30 credits) - Compulsory Brain, Body and Mind (30 credits) - Compulsory Social, Personality and Developmental Psychology (30 credits) - Compulsory Neurophysiology (30 credits) - Compulsory Year 3 - Students must complete a total of 120 credits in the final yearr Applied Clinical Neurophysiology (30 credits) - Compulsory Neuropsychology: The healthy brain and what can go wrong with it (15 credits) - Compulsory Year 3 dissertation modules - choose ONE module from the following: Dissertation (30 credits) Extended Psychology Dissertation (45 credits) Year 3 optional modules - the remaining credits must be filled with the following options; a maximum of ONE module can be taken from each block Autumn term modules - Block 1 Autumn term modules - Block 2 Autumn term modules - Block 3 Spring term modules - Block 4 Spring term modules - Block 5 Spring term modules - Block 6 Modules for direct entry onto year 2 or 3 differ from those listed above. For details please visit the course page on Middlesex University’s website.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
C832
Institution code:
M80
Campus name:
Hendon Campus
Campus code:
H

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

http://www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/help-with-your-application/undergraduate-application/entry-requirements


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6With a minimum of 5.5 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)72With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading
PTE Academic51With at least 51 in all components

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
62%
Student satisfaction
55%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £14700 Year 1
International £14700 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Psychology with Neuroscience at Middlesex University - UCAS